High schools

The Star’s high school athletes of the week for Feb. 27

Updated: 2014-02-28T04:44:15Z

Keaton Cross

• SCHOOL: Shawnee Mission Northwest

• YEAR: Senior

• SPORT: Basketball

Cross led Shawnee Mission Northwest with 25 points, which included three three-pointers, last week in a victory against Olathe East. Then he added a team-high 15 points against Shawnee Mission West as SM Northwest clinched a share of the Sunflower League title. He is averaging 11.4 points per game.

Monique Townson

• SCHOOL: Staley

• YEAR: Senior

• SPORT: Basketball

Townson scored 34 points in a one-point win against William Chrisman last week, followed by 28 points in a two-point victory against North Kansas City. The performances helped Staley move to the top of the Suburban White Conference entering Thursday. Townson has signed to play with Arkansas-Little Rock next year.

| Kathleen Gier, kgier@kcstar.com | Sam McDowell, smcdowell@kcstar.com

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